New York City - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in New York City, New York. How hot did it get in 2017? When was the last time thermometers in New York City rose above 100 °F? What was the highest temperature in the city a century ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in New York City and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These temperature extremes were measured at Central Park and go back to 1870. The highest temperature recorded during that time there was 106 degrees Fahrenheit (41 Celsius) on July 9, 1936.

Highest New York City temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
94 July 20, 2017 + 34
96 August 13, 2016 + 36
97 September 08, 2015 36
92 September 02, 2014 33
98 July 18, 2013 37
100 July 18, 2012 38
104 July 22, 2011 40
103 July 06, 2010 39
Highest temperature recorded at New York City each year
Max °F Date Max °C
92 August 17, 2009 + 33
96 July 19, 2008 + 36
92 August 02, 2007 + 33
97 August 02, 2006 36
99 August 13, 2005 37
91 June 09, 2004 33
94 July 05, 2003 34
98 August 13, 2002 37
103 August 09, 2001 39
93 May 07, 2000 34
101 July 06, 1999 + 38
93 July 22, 1998 34
97 July 15, 1997 36
96 May 20, 1996 36
102 July 15, 1995 39
98 June 19, 1994 37
102 July 10, 1993 39
93 July 14, 1992 + 34
102 July 21, 1991 39
95 July 05, 1990 35
96 July 26, 1989 36
99 August 14, 1988 + 37
97 May 30, 1987 36
98 July 07, 1986 + 37
95 August 15, 1985 35
96 June 09, 1984 36
99 September 11, 1983 37
98 July 18, 1982 37
96 July 09, 1981 36
102 July 21, 1980 39
95 August 10, 1979 + 35
95 July 23, 1978 35
104 July 21, 1977 40
96 April 18, 1976 36
98 August 02, 1975 37
95 July 14, 1974 + 35
98 August 30, 1973 + 37
94 August 24, 1972 + 34
96 July 08, 1971 36
94 September 22, 1970 + 34
97 May 29, 1969 36
98 July 17, 1968 37
96 June 16, 1967 36
103 July 03, 1966 39
95 June 29, 1965 35
99 July 01, 1964 + 37
98 July 27, 1963 + 37
99 May 19, 1962 37
97 July 22, 1961 36
91 August 27, 1960 + 33
97 June 29, 1959 36
93 July 02, 1958 34
101 July 22, 1957 38
99 June 14, 1956 37
100 August 05, 1955 + 38
100 July 31, 1954 + 38
102 September 02, 1953 39
100 June 26, 1952 38
94 July 27, 1951 + 34
95 June 26, 1950 35
102 July 04, 1949 39
103 August 26, 1948 39
95 August 15, 1947 + 35
94 July 20, 1946 34
97 June 30, 1945 36
102 August 11, 1944 39
99 June 25, 1943 37
97 July 19, 1942 36
98 July 02, 1941 37
98 July 30, 1940 + 37
96 May 31, 1939 36
96 August 15, 1938 36
100 July 10, 1937 + 38
106 July 09, 1936 41
95 July 12, 1935 35
101 June 29, 1934 38
102 July 31, 1933 39
96 September 02, 1932 36
99 September 11, 1931 + 37
102 July 21, 1930 39
99 September 03, 1929 37
94 August 04, 1928 + 34
92 September 15, 1927 + 33
100 July 22, 1926 + 38
99 June 05, 1925 + 37
99 August 07, 1924 37
99 July 20, 1923 37
94 August 17, 1922 34
96 September 03, 1921 36
94 June 11, 1920 34
99 July 04, 1919 37
104 August 07, 1918 40
100 July 31, 1917 38
95 August 22, 1916 35
94 September 09, 1915 34
95 September 22, 1914 + 35
95 August 10, 1913 + 35
97 July 09, 1912 36
100 July 03, 1911 38
94 July 24, 1910 34
93 July 30, 1909 + 34
96 July 12, 1908 36
92 August 12, 1907 33
94 August 06, 1906 + 34
96 July 18, 1905 + 36
94 July 19, 1904 34
95 July 09, 1903 35
90 July 09, 1902 32
100 July 02, 1901 + 38
97 July 17, 1900 36
95 July 27, 3799 + 35
100 July 03, 1898 38
93 September 10, 1897 + 34
98 August 09, 1896 37
97 September 23, 1895 36
96 July 29, 1894 36
95 June 20, 1893 35
97 July 29, 1892 + 36
98 August 10, 1891 37
98 July 08, 1890 37
91 June 09, 1889 + 33
96 June 24, 1888 + 36
96 July 16, 1887 36
94 July 30, 1886 + 34
99 July 21, 1885 37
91 September 10, 1884 + 33
95 July 07, 1883 + 35
93 July 28, 1882 34
101 September 07, 1881 38
96 May 27, 1880 36
98 July 16, 1879 37
94 July 18, 1878 34
92 July 26, 1877 33
98 July 09, 1876 37
93 June 25, 1875 34
98 June 29, 1874 37
94 July 25, 1873 34
96 July 02, 1872 36
92 May 30, 1871 33
94 June 28, 1870 + 34
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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